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Two deaths after boat carrying migrants sinks

ISTANBUL, Turkey – A boat carrying migrants has sunk in the Aegean Sea, just 50 metres off Turkey’s Mugla coast, ...

Trump seeks disarmament, then threatens Russia with nukes

MOSCOW, Russia - Two days after the U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intentions to withdraw the U.S. from the ...

Trump's bid to nix a nuclear arms treaty imperils its allies

WASHINGTON, U.S. - The U.S. President Donald Trump, who has proactively pursued better ties with Russia ever since assuming office, ...

Turkish President Erdogan to reveal details of Khasoggi case

ISTANBUL, Turkey - In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its ...

In shocking plot switch, Saudi claims Khashoggi was murdered

WASHINGTON, U.S. - For 17 days, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remained unfazed despite mounting fears of anarchy, threats of ...

Deadly train accident in Taiwan kills 22, hundreds injured

TAIPEI, Taiwan - In a tragic incident that took place in the city of Taitung in Taiwan on Sunday, a train ...

Polling day violence in Afghanistan kills 67, injuries 126

KABUL, Afghanistan - Despite a threat of violent attacks, thousands of Afghans bravely headed to the polls on Saturday to ...

55 killed in sectarian violence sparked at Nigerian market

KADUNA, Nigeria - A spat that broke out between porters in a Nigerian town sparked violent sectarian clashes between young ...

U.S. to pull out of nuclear with with Russia

WASHINGTON DC – U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that the United States is withdrawing from its landmark Intermediate-Range ...

Judiciary will have the final say, says Saudi HRC

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia was insisting Saturday that its judiciary has full autonomy in investigating, and potentially prosecting ...

Former prime minister of Netherlands is dead at age 80

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands – The former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, who helped forge the country's famed consensus-based politics and oversaw ...

No skepticism over Saudi actions in Middle East

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia – While the international community was expressing scepticism about steps taken by Saudi Arabia in the case ...

More sanctions as Venezuelan inflation nears one million %

President Donald Trump has spoken forcefully about the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, calling it a “human tragedy” at the United ...

After killing, Saudi Arabia's formidable PR machine shows cracks

When the United States was attacked on September 11, 2001 by 19 hijackers - 15 of them from Saudi Arabia ...

Du Preez: Sharks need All Blacks? discipline in final

Cape Town - Sharks coach Robert du Preez has stressed the importance of discipline ahead of Saturday's Currie Cup final ...

DENR-BMB holds consultations on IP-based biodiversity policies

QUEZON CITY, OCT. 22 (PIA)--The Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB) conducted a National Stakeholders' Consultation on ...

Anderson survives scare in Vienna, boosts London hopes

Cape Town - South African tennis star Kevin Anderson survived a scare in his opening round match at the Vienna ...

Roman Reigns relinquishes Universal C'ship after revealing leukemia

Washington DC [USA], Oct 23 (ANI): American professional wrestler Roman Reigns has relinquished his World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Universal Championship ...

Never give up: UN chief's message for 2018 UN Day

Marking the 2018 United Nations Day, which falls on 24 October, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging the men and women ...

Delhi gasps for breath as air quality dips further

New Delhi [India], Oct 23 (ANI): The air quality of Delhi nosedived on Tuesday just a few days after scores ...

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Hong Kong stock index drops 778 points

SYDNEY, Australia - Geopolitical concerns weighed on stock markets in Asia on Tuesday while regionally a rebound in Chinese stocks ...

Regional cooperation in Asia Pacific necessary, says report

METRO MANILA, Philippines - Regional cooperation is increasingly necessary to tackle a rising number of cross-border challenges in Asia and ...

Saudi's crucial annual conference website hacked, defaced

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Amid mounting global pressure to come clean on the circumstances surrounding the death of its veteran ...

Uber to appeal Singapore competition watchdog's penalty

SINGAPORE - Months after Uber Technologies sold its Southeast Asian business to the Singapore-based firm Grab, both the companies were ...

Chinese government adds to tax deductions

BEIJING, China – In a bid to boost the economy, China is to allow an increasing number of items as ...

China reports no growth in industrial capacity utilization

BEIJING, China - China’s industrial capacity utilization rate was largely unchanged in the third quarter, according to the country’s National ...

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